There is nothing more quintessentially winter than ice skating. It doesn’t matter how hot it is outside, you can wear your gloves, your scarf, and your toque, and pretend that you’re racing in the Olympics. Or if you prefer, hold hands with someone special, and skate around together. Since we don’t live in Alaska, the many lakes here aren’t going to freeze over any time soon, but here are some options for ice skating Orlando this winter.
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Now Snowing is a month-long celebration of winter, in Celebration, Florida, features snowfall every evening, as well as carolers, visits from Santa, and a train, as well as ice skating. Public skating every day from 4-10PM for $10 per person.
Location: 701 Front Street, Celebration
RDV Ice Den
RDV Ice Den is a year-round skating rink has music to dance to while you glide along on the ice. There are several public skates each day, along with hockey and figure skating lessons (and open stick-and-puck time if you want to get some shooting practice in). Price to skate varies based upon when you go, but starts at $7.28 plus tax. Skate rental is $3.75 plus tax.
Location: 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd, Orlando
Winter in the Park
Winter Park’s annual tradition returns with ice skating in the park. Skate all day for $13, including skate rental.
Location: 150 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park
The Ice Factory of Central Florida
The Ice Factory of Central Florida is a year-round skating facility is home to two rinks – a hockey-sized main rink and a smaller “studio rink” that allows for more public skating time. In addition, the Ice Factory has figure skating and ice hockey lessons and classes. Skating sessions are two-three hours long and admission is either $8 or $12, depending on when you go. Skate rental is $2 for standard skates or $5 for padded skates.
Location: 2221 Partin Settlement Road, Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 933-4259
Light Up UCF
One of the many attractions at Light Up UCF, come skate on Orlando’s largest outdoor rink while listening to music. Bonus points if you can do a spin on the ice. Ice skating is $12 per session for the general public, but cheaper for UCF students. In addition, there is a $75 unlimited skating pass available.
Location: 12777 Gemini Blvd N, Orlando
Do you plan on ice skating Orlando this holiday season?